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Political Analyst Tells Crowd to Look to Each Other, not Washington

By Scott Rasmussen, Posted April 15th, 2014

Written by: Kevin Hardy

If we want to solve our country's problems, we should look to each other, not to the nation's capital.

That was the message that Scott Rasmussen, one of the country's most astute students of politics, delivered here this week.

Rasmussen said it's the... READ MORE

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65 million American Volunteers Provide Reasons for Optimism

By Scott Rasmussen, Posted April 4th, 2014

I am an optimist. I believe that America's best days are still to come and today's children will live a life far better than their parents and grandparents.

The vast majority of Americans are more pessimistic, and it's easy to understand why. Looking at the behavior and performance... READ MORE

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A Way To Fix

By Scott Rasmussen, Posted February 11th, 2014

The biggest threat to President Barack Obama's health care law doesn't come from Republicans in Congress but from people like Stacie Brown.

As reported in The New York Times, Brown owns a pottery shop in Georgia and is eligible for some federal health insurance subsidies. However, she has consciously decided not... READ MORE

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Time for Washington to speak the language of the American people

By Scott Rasmussen, Posted January 20th, 2014

Like toddlers who believe they are the center of the universe, many in official Washington whine about the fact the American people don't devote more time to studying politics and talking about the things that matter in our capital city.

This view has it backwards. Instead,... READ MORE

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To Reform Health Care, Give Power to the People

By Scott Rasmussen, Posted January 14th, 2014

Before President Barack Obama's health care law was passed, Americans were frustrated that insurance companies had too much control over the medical care they received. Now, Americans are frustrated that the government has too much control.

The vast majority of Americans don't want insurance... READ MORE

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One-Size-Fits-All Govt. Can't Work in the iPad Era

By Scott Rasmussen, Posted November 11th, 2013

Washington's political class fundamentally misunderstands the role of politics and government in American society. They act as if government is the central force in American life and that its decisions guide the course of the nation. In historical reality, societal trends embrace new technology... READ MORE

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Obama Put in Tough Spot

By Scott Rasmussen, Posted October 14th, 2013

Not long ago, the conventional wisdom in official Washington held that the so-called sequester spending cuts would be a disaster for the Republican Party. People were expected to rise up in vehement protest once the "cuts" went into effect.

Instead, nobody outside of Washington noticed.

Today, conventional wisdom suggests... READ MORE

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Voters Like Republicans, So Why Don’t They Elect Them?

By Scott Rasmussen, Posted October 1st, 2013

Written by John Hinderaker

Scott Rasmussen polled voters on whom they trust, and found that voters prefer Republicans over Democrats on ten of fifteen issues. Not only that, the issues where voters trust the GOP more than Democrats are generally the most important ones: the economy (by... READ MORE

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Reality catching up to the political class

By Scott Rasmussen, Posted September 4th, 2013

Official Washington is always a decade or two behind the American people. That was true in 1963 when Martin Luther King, Jr. shared his dream for a better America and it's true today.??The 1963 March on Washington came 16 years after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in major league baseball.... READ MORE

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Pollster Scott Rasmussen Leaves Firm He Founded A Decade Ago

By Scott Rasmussen, Posted August 26th, 2013

Written by Mark Blumenthal and Ariel Edwards-Levy

Scott Rasmussen has left the automated-polling company that bears his name, according to a news release posted by the company on Thursday.

"The Rasmussen Reports, LLC Board of Directors today confirmed that founder Scott Rasmussen... READ MORE